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  • Tibor Majlath: Perhaps the senator meant to say the top marginal tax rate is/was 45c which does not include 2% Medicare levy and the LNP's Temporary Budget Repair Levy payable at a rate of 2% for taxable... (12 hours, 10 minutes ago)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Why is the result of the modeling a secret? For the financial year 2013-14, the GST payable and collected breaks into various components as Gross GST payable = $271,072 million ... (17 hours, 53 minutes ago)
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  • Tibor Majlath: The member claims that unions are lying, presumably about Gonski. She says Labor is misleading people over education funding. She wants them to tell the 'truth'. Hear! Hear! Is Labor correct... (1 day, 7 hours ago)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Is that due to "bracket creep"? For a start, isn't wages growth at record lows? So, how are wage earners being taxed higher and higher? Some businesses recently received tax cuts. Who or what... (2 days, 10 hours ago)
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  • Tibor Majlath: The hypocrisy of both sides is self-evident. Labor had the power to change the LNP's "never ever" GST to make it fairer if it wanted to by lowering or even eliminating the GST on essential... (2 days, 11 hours ago)
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  • Tibor Majlath: The LNP under Howard doled out massive tax cuts payed for by the resources boom and China's economic rise. The LNP's shortsighted legacy is that we now have a big revenue shortfall yet their tax... (2 days, 11 hours ago)
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  • Robert Ashman: As usual Darren Chester, nothing of any substance from you, when are you going to contribute something constructive for a change? Gippsland is being very poorly represented. (3 days, 7 hours ago)
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  • Tibor Majlath: What the senator is doing to help those poor people to avoid the chronic effects of smoking and the billions it eventually costs the nation in health spending, if not through higher taxation?... (3 days, 16 hours ago)
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  • Jodi Allbon: Hi Jill What was the outcome of this talk? Has the Internet improved since in Caves beach? Thanks Jodi - resident of Caves Beach (3 weeks, 1 day ago)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: Senator Brandis' comments about Shorten are probably true but under Newman our electricity prices failed to drop. We need to re-build government owned electricity plants and run these plants... (5 January 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: The senator mentions the Coalition's abatement cost of $13.12/tonne in the same breath with Labor's alleged carbon price of $209/tonne. The first is a cost to government in 2015. The second is... (1 January 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: MR. HUNT: But then we turn to policies. We don't have just one or two. We have six significant complementary policies to achieve our outcome. Firstly, the Emissions Reduction Fund, which has... (1 January 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: You need to repeat something three times before it becomes true. (31 December 2015)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: Congratulations Seator Bullock. IF I could you would definitely get my preference ahead of anti worker, anti human LNP & ALP members. I would add that the only way to fight evil in the major... (25 December 2015)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Not hard to work out the rates from the given data. Old Minimum off-peak rate = 2 cents/kwh x 100 / 80 = 2.5 cents/kwh Old Maximum off-peak rate = 2.5 cents/kwh x 100 / 80 = 3.125... (23 December 2015)
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  • Tibor Majlath: It is difficult enough to understand the various percentages thrown about by politicians. It seems that off-peak did increase by 2-2.5 cents/KWH due to the carbon tax. This increase appears to... (23 December 2015)
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  • Tibor Majlath: It is difficult enough to understand the various percentages thrown about by politicians. It seems that off-peak did increase by 2-2.5 cents/KWH due to the carbon tax. This increase appears... (23 December 2015)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: Tony Abbott promised to build dams. Let me guess the inner city Green-sympathising PM thinks these are unnecessary. No doubt the construction of a new dam would threaten the survival of some... (21 December 2015)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: Wyatt ROy is correct with this government they certainly are not "creators of wealth and prosperity" Some previous governments were The Menzies government created the Snowy Mountains scheme ,... (21 December 2015)
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  • Pastor Chris Ellingburg: I sincerely thank the senate for comments on HIV/AIDS. I ask the senate now in the most respectful and sincerest way to please put pressure on the minister for social services The Hon Christian... (12 December 2015)
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  • Tibor Majlath: DR. SOUTHCOTT: Prices went up by nine per cent. There's not much doubt about that number. It was the number that people have had for some time. That's what happened when the price was... (9 December 2015)
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  • Tibor Majlath: DR. SOUTHCOTT: In my electorate the Belair Hotel received one of the first itemised electricity bills after the carbon tax, and what that bill showed clearly was that the increase in their... (9 December 2015)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Mr. Dutton is talking about the carbon tax on retail electricity. Why is PM Gillard going on about "carbon price" which presumably is in reference to the price on CO2/tonne? I saw this in... (7 December 2015)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Now, the LNP's tax on the total bill, the GST = $2000/11 = $181.82 The bill ex GST = $(2000 - 181.82) = $1818.18 On average an electricity bill is made up as 10% GST: 70% electricity:... (7 December 2015)
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  • Tibor Majlath: This claim is similar to Greg Hunt's from 16 August 2012. The 80% of recent increases in electricity prices does sound worse than it is. But it is a percentage of a percentage. Prices... (7 December 2015)
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